The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics is redefining the way musculoskeletal care is delivered across the region with locations throughout Maryland, DC, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
Brandi R. Fossum, NP-C is the Nurse Practitioner for Dr. Cyrus M. Press, MD and Dr. Asheesh Gupta, MD. Brandi works in the clinic seeing patients as well as in the operating room during surgeries. You will have appointments with Brandi for your pre-operative visit and for your first initial post- operative visit, but she will be with you every step of the way through your journey.
Brandi graduated from Walden University with a Master’s Degree in Nursing and became a board-certified Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. Brandi has been a nurse for over 10 years and has worked in numerous capacities in and around the operating room. She has a strong passion for caring for patients before, during, and after surgery. In addition to her qualifications as a healthcare provider, she is CNOR certified and also has extensive experience as a surgical first assistant (RNFA).
Brandi is married and has 3 boys who keep her very busy. In her free time, she enjoys watching the Washington Capitals play hockey and riding her Peloton. She also loves spending time with family and friends.
Infection Control and Sterilization techniques
Leadership and Communication skills
Certified Nurse in the Operating Room,
Certified Adult Gerontology Acute care nurse Practitioner
Professional associations- AORN, AANP, ANA, AACN
Bachelor’s Degree- American Sentinel University
Associate Degree- Northern Virginia Community College
Master’s Degree- Walden University
The National Society of Leadership and Success
CCI mastery Certificate in Surgical Services Management
American Associations of Nurse Practitioners
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
Association of Operating Room Nurses
American Nurses Association